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12 Oct, 2015

Zimbabwe will not charge

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Zimbabwe’s Environment minister says the country will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing Cecil because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt. The government says Palmer is free to visit Zimbabwe as a tourist but not as a hunter.

We approached the police and then the Prosecutor General, and it turned out that Palmer came to Zimbabwe because all the papers were in order.

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